Kreditech Company Profile

Senior Data Scientist (m/f) | Hamburg at Kreditech (Hamburg, Germany)

About the Employer

Job Description

A day in this job

In this position you will be able to:

  • Apply data science in areas like credit risk modeling, customer acquisition and retention, debt collection optimization, product personalization, and conversion maximization;
  • Develop machine learning expertise beyond basic supervised and unsupervised learning and mentor junior team members;
  • Demonstrate your leadership skills and manage a data project or product, which you will define through frequent interactions with experienced financial-services professionals;
  • Prototype and subsequently operationalize innovative, data-intensive, end-to-end fully automated machine-learning-based decision engines.

Desired skills & experience


  • Bachelors or Masters with strong academic performance in a quantitative field;
  • Absolutely fluent in R, you feel comfortable writing production-ready code and you could call yourself an R-hacker; If you are an expert in Python, please consider implementing at least one machine-learning solution in R before applying, even if it’s a personal project;
  • 2 years of working experience as a data scientist or machine learning engineer;
  • Deep knowledge of the theory and expertise on the application of machine learning and statistics;
  • Fluent in English; No other language required.


  • Ph.D. in a quantitative field;
  • Experience developing R packages;
  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL database technologies;
  • Experience productionizing and maintaining ML-based automated solutions.

What is in it for you?

  • You will be joining a dynamic and diverse, multifunctional and multidisciplinary team of 15 data scientists, in one of the fastest growing Fintech organizations;
  • You will learn about built-in-house state-of-the-art methods and technologies and you will significantly improve your skills;
  • You will feel the excitement of extracting value from data and impacting the performance of an entire organization.
  • You will work in an awesome office in the heart of Hamburg with the best views from the city and plenty of things to do nearby.

How to apply?

  • We accept applications exclusively through the application form below
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